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Weekly Alibi
 Jun 11 - 17, 2009 
In this year's Pride issue, find a complete schedule of Pride events both on and off the fairgrounds. Then hear what the creator of the LGBT rainbow flag has to say.
NEWS/OPINION
The Duke City Derby's Muñecas Muertas tanned the hides of the Dallas Derby Devils. A high school LGBT activist engenders pride in fellow youth. And why you shouldn't just toss your old TV into a landfill.
Websclusive: Answer Me This
Nerd up on your news knowledge right here!
Websclusive: Derby’s Bold Brutes
Action shots from the game.
MUSIC
Two Women's Voices concerts feature divas devoid of the vain, self-absorbed, autocratic airs the title implies. And Albuquerque's own BrokeNCYDE catapults to nationwide popularity with its critically despised hybrid of crunk and screamo.
FOOD
Blades Bistro in Placitas offers roasted beats bathed in balsamic vinegar, a robust French onion soup and salads for people who don't like salad.
FILM & TV
The stark historical drama Hunger is interested in details, turning the smallest of gestures, actions and words into moments of soul-rattling import. Meanwhile, you'd better get ready for even more hospital-based drama on the tube.
ARTS/LIT
Yjastros Flamenco Repertory Company shows off its entire catalogue in Blanco, Rojo y Negro. Plus, must-read LGBT books.

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Behemoth and Cannibal Corpse stop by Sunshine Theater on their North American tour.

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The Daily Word in hero bloggers, Mitt Romney and the iGeneration

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Rapper Suge Knight was arrested early this morning on suspicion of a hit-and-run that killed a man.

The aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman (who was acquitted for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin) was dropped after his girlfriend recanted her story.

As gay rights acceptance is becoming de rigeuer in modern America, religious conservatives believe they're being persecuted. As Wayne Campbell would say, “yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt.”

Blogger Brandon Stanton started an Indiegogo campaign that raised over $1 million to send Brooklyn students on field trips to Harvard.

The Two Eagles balloon flying over the Pacific (carrying Burqueño Troy Bradley) has beaten a duration record!

We are living in the iGeneration, and the American Academy of Pediatrics wants government-issued guidelines on how to manage children and social media.

Juan Galindo was found guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 4-week-old baby.

For the first time ever, Spaceport America will host a Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine's Day in Las Cruces. Road trip!

A man who has been dead for over two years was recently reappointed to a county industrial authority board in Uniontown, Pa.

News

The Daily Word in bad cops, analog camera sales and Velveeta at Tingley Beach

The Daily Word

Following reports in the Washington Post and The New Yorker, this week's edition of Rolling Stone covers the tragic and persistent problem of police violence in Albuquerque.

Johnny Zinn is dead.

"We're the last people in the buggy whip business", says local camera store owner.

The trans-Pacific balloon expedition (which includes Albuquerque resident Troy Bradley) made necessary course changes and may make landfall in Baja California on Saturday!

A former Los Alamos National Labs employee told a federal agent disguised as a Venezuelan official that he would design a nuclear bomb capable of targeting New York City.

UNM plans to crack down on smokers this semester.

It might snow tonight.

Our new State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has ordered a temporary halt to the development of the SunZia renewable energy transmission project.

A grocery store in Northwest Burque caught fire this morning.

Fishing at Tingley Beach is decent if you use Velveeta Cheese for bait.

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